Day: November 8, 2016

Review: Fitbit Alta is a minimalist $130 alternative to the Apple Watch, with multi-day battery life

November 8, 2016

As regular readers will know, I’ve become a complete convert to the Apple Watch. But the Watch isn’t for everyone: it’s relatively expensive, fairly chunky and for most users has one-day battery-life. I’ve been trying the Fitbit Alta for the past week, and while I’ll personally be sticking to my Apple Watch, I do think it […]

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Review: Fitbit Alta is a minimalist $130 alternative to the Apple Watch, with multi-day battery life

November 8, 2016

As regular readers will know, I’ve become a complete convert to the Apple Watch. But the Watch isn’t for everyone: it’s relatively expensive, fairly chunky and for most users has one-day battery-life. I’ve been trying the Fitbit Alta for the past week, and while I’ll personally be sticking to my Apple Watch, I do think it […]

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All the dongles I bought for my new USB-C 2016 MacBook Pro — how annoying will it really be?

November 8, 2016

The new MacBook Pros have certainly caused an uprising of controversy, with perhaps the lack of any traditional USB ports causing the most public outcry. Following in the footsteps of the one-port Retina MacBook, the new 2016 MacBook Pro lacks traditional USB-A ports, instead featuring up to four USB-C ports. Although the ports are highly more capable, offering Thunderbolt 3 speeds on […]

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Apple begins charging credit cards for MacBook Pro with Touch Bar preorders ahead of shipping

November 8, 2016

An increasing number of customers that ordered Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models report having their credit card charged this morning ahead of Apple’s earliest expected shipping date of November 17. A few of us on the 9to5Mac team have also had our cards charged today. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Apple typically […]

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After new Pro launch, Apple immediately sells out of refurbished 15” last-gen MacBook Pros…

November 8, 2016

Apple has sold out of refurbished last-generation 15-inch MacBook Pros from its online store as the company introduces new models expected to ship to customers in the coming weeks. As noted by customers on Reddit, Apple previously had several models of refurbished last-generation MacBook Pro models available at discounted prices, but that supply is now […]

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